Zayde

Zayde

A Spanish Romance

eBook - 2006
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Standing at the critical juncture between traditional romance and early novelistic realism, Zayde is both the swan song of a literary tradition nearly two thousand years old and a harbinger of the modern psychological novel. Zayde unfolds during the long medieval struggle between Christians and Muslims for control of the Iberian Peninsula; Madame de Lafayette (1634-93) takes the reader on a Mediterranean tour typical of classical and seventeenth-century romances?from Catalonia to Cyprus and back again?with battles, prophecies, and shipwrecks dotting the crisscrossed paths of the book?s noble l.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
ISBN: 9780226468525
0226468526
9780226468518
0226468518
9780226468440
0226468445
0226468526
0226468518
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxix, 210 p.) : ill., map
Additional Contributors: Paige, Nicholas D

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